Monday, 08 April 2019

New Publication \ Everyday life and integration processes of displaced people

"Thank God I don't feel like a refugee anymore"—the BICC Working Paper by Simone Christ analyses integration processes of refugees in Germany, particularly taking the situation in North Rhine-Westphalia into account. » more

Wednesday, 03 April 2019

25 years of peace and conflict research in NRW \ BICC celebrates its anniversary

BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) was founded in April 1994 as a non-university think tank of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia on the initiative of the then Minister President Johannes Rau and the then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. » more

Friday, 29 March 2019

New publication \ Breaking Cycles of Displacement

On 28 and 29 November 2018, BICC hosted an international conference entitled “Breaking Cycles of Displacement” in Bonn. BICC Knowledge Note 2\2019, edited by Clara Schmitz-Pranghe and Ruth Vollmer, documents the conference’s outcomes. » more

New Publication \ German Salafism, Radicalisation and the Search for Prevention Strategies

In the BICC Working Paper "Theology, Therapy or Participation? German Salafism, Radicalisation and the Search for Prevention Strategies" author Marc von Boemcken analyses research approaches to the prevention of radicalisation. » more

New Publication \ Deployment of German Arms in Yemen - For a Comprehensive Arms Embargo against the War Coalition

In view of the continuing gross violation of international humanitarian law by the states involved in the war in Yemen, the latest BICC Policy Brief considers a mere extension of the moratorium to be insufficient and calls for a comprehensive arms embargo against the war coalition. » more

BICC in the Media

"Jemen-Krieg: Das Märchen vom Rüstungsexportstopp", Max M. Mutschler in ARD Monitor, 4 April 2019 (in German)

"Rüstungsexport? Europa sagt Nein", Frankfurter Rundschau, 27 March 2019 (in German)

"Is Germany reassessing its role in Afghanistan?", Deutsche Welle, 20 March 2019 (in English)

"Friedensethik und Rüstungsexporte: Akademiegespräch mit Dr. Max M. Mutschler, BICC". Interview with Max M. Mutschler, Evangelische Akademie im Rheinland (YouTube), 26 February 2019 (in German)

"Stopp von Rüstungsexporten: "Wenn nicht jetzt, wann dann?"". Interview with Max M. Mutschler, WDR 5, 26 February 2019 (in German)

"Zukunft von millionen Kindern bedroht", Domradio, 26 February 2019 (in German)

"Germany's Afghanistan military mission: What comes next?", Deutsche Welle, 21 February 2019 (in English)

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